Hiking The Lycian Way

Eastern Section itinerary

Here we have put together the highlights of the Eastern section of the route into one week’s hiking The Lycian Way. Enjoy the pretty mountain villages and coastal towns including: AdrasanCiraliUlupinarTekirova & Beycik. Discover the ancient ruins at Olympos, the natural wonder of Chimera & climb the highest peak in the region, Mount Tahtali. There is also an optional boat trip on the rest day to explore the beautiful turquoise seas and surrounding islands.

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  • Description: One weeks holiday hiking the Lycian Way the on the eastern section of the route providing opportunity to experience more remote sections of the route with fantastic daily views, ancient ruins, pretty beaches & traditional Turkish hospitality.
  • Walking Difficulty: Moderate to harder difficulty, care needs to be taken on a few sections, notably climbing Mt Tahtali, we advise using a guide.
  •    Nights: 7
  •    Price: €640 per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room.      Single Supplement: €30 per night
  •    Includes: 7 night’s accommodation at our recommended Pensions and Hotels, all food (fresh Turkish cuisine): breakfasts and dinners. The official guide book, our recommendation list and detailed itinerary, all people and luggage transfers.
  •    Excludes: Flights to and from Turkey
  •    Optional: Boat trip on day 5: €60 per person includes lunch.
  •    Airport Details: “Antalya” Airport is your destination, we provide 24 hour transfers from the airport to your first night accommodation, included in the price. Approx transfer time is 75 mins.
  •    Accom Type: Our personal selection of traditional Turkish Pensions (guesthouses) and small hotels. All rooms come with private/en-suite bathroom facilities.
  •    Notes: We have plenty of flexibility within our itineraries for guests who wish to do more or less hiking on the Lycian Way. Get in touch with us, we are here to help.

 

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The Lycian Way eastern section Trip Schedule

Here is the schedule of our Lycian Way holiday. If you would like to discuss any changes then please contact us.

Day 1
Arrive Antalya Airport

Private transfer to Adrasan, accommodation on Adrasan beach, (depending on arrival time) chance to explore the area, swim/relax evening meal at accommodation

Day 2
Morning transfer to Melanippe Beach

Walk from here to the lighthouse and beyond returning to Adrasan. The walking is mainly through sparse pine forest steady climbs to the lighthouse and beyond with fine coastal views of the islands close to shore.

Day 3
Walk from Adrasan to Cirali

Luggage transfers to Cirali. Today’s walking takes you over “Moses” Mountain (980mtrs) , through very pretty, lightly wooded pine forest with magnificent views near the summit of surrounding mountains and valleys then descending through ancient woodland to the historic ancient ruins at Olympos and onto Cirali.

Hiking The Lycian Way Eastern Section Map

 

Day 4
Walk from Cirali to Yukari Beycik

Leaving Cirali you will make a climb to the Chimera (natural gas flames) on the mountainside onwards and upwards to pretty village of Ulupinar with its abundant trout streams and restaurants on finally to Yukari Beycik

Day 5
Rest day

Chance to relax on the lovely beach at Cirali, explore Olympos or take an optional gullet (wooden boat) trip to nearby islands.

Day 6
Today’s walk starts and ends with a transfer to and from Yukari Beycik

takes you over the pass of Mount Tahtali with magnificent views then returns the way you came back to Yukari Beycik. There is an option to climb the mountain as we can arrange a local guide – we do not recommend attempting to climb the mountain without one.

Day 7
Walk from Cirali to Tekirova

This long coastal route is much flatter and therefore easier walking than previous days with fine views of beaches ad deserted coves.

Day 8
Private transfer to Antalya Airport

Return home.

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